Music In The 1940s
By: Jake Hayes
Famous Musicians and Their Songs
Famous Musicians during this decade were; Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Coleman Hawkins, Doris Day, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, etc. Many musicians focused on the pain that was going on in the United States because of WWII, in their music.
- The first FM Radio was created in 1941
- Almost 80% of the households in the United States had radios
- Before the war only 7% of airtime was devoted to news
- Then after the war 25% of airtime was devoted to news
To the left is Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby playing music together.